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2018.025.001
Receipt
December 14 1749

Receipt for payment of £97 for work of "Negro Dublin" and "Negro Natt." Payment received by D. Updike from Mr. William Vernon.

68.1.10
Measure, Liquid
1749 – 1768

Lid has an anchor engraving. Engraved initials IBE and engraved cartonche on body of measure. Fluer de lais attaches lid to measure, c.1/2 gallon size. Made by John Fryers in Newport RI. A 4 is amr...

01.718
Lithograph
circa 1748

Picture of "Tartar" -- 2 mast square sailed ship with one flag. Outline of another ship on the left. Pastel colors. Reads: "Tartar" Rhode Island build patrol vessel engaged in attack upon Louisburg...


Map of Daniel Gould's farm in Middletown; includes a listing of abutters and depictions of individual trees, a grave, a corn crib, and a spring that "never dries". This property descended through t...

1896.1
Painting
1748 – 1791

Portrait of John Taylor (1748-1791). Male bust; blue eyes, colorful cheeks; white shirt with dark blue jacket. Subject is son of Robert Taylor of Newport, RI.

62.8
Breeches
circa 1747

Tan silk breeches. Three large buttons down front, four small buttons at the bottom of each leg. Five buttonholes at back of pants. Belonged to Edward Scott, first librarian of Redwood Library 1747.


Certificate of Achievement FRAMED CERTIFICATE SIGEND AND DATED BY GIDEON WANTON, GOVERNOR NAD CAPTAIN GENERAL OF RHODE ISLAND, JUNE 5, 1745. CERTIFICATE WAS PRESENTED TO RICHARD HARRIS, ELECTED AND...

96.10
Fragment
circa 1745

Cross-cut piece of white pine piling; base of branch protrudes from one side; some bark remains/ 87 rings; has been heavily shellacked; top surface sanded in 1995. Said to be part of the original (...


Large round pewter serving plate. Three tax stamps on back, very faded, but appear to read Richard King London.


Large round pewter serving plate. Three tax stamps on back, slightly faded, but appear to read Richard King London.

2017.007.001
Plate
1745 – 1750

White dinner plate with pink, orange, and blue flowers around the outside edge. Center of plate is decorated with floral design of white/pink flowers In black ink on the backside is inscribed the p...


Miniature portrait of John Easton, Jr. stored in a blue fabric box. Easton had whitish-grey hair and is wearing a blue coat with a volumnious white scarf against a blue background. 
The case ...


Oval shaped brass badge (or buckle) with the RI symbol of an anchor in the center with 'Artill. Comp.' at the top and 'incorporated/ad 1741' at the bottom of the oval; brass is pitted on the back a...


Geometric border, floral pattern at top and central panel of stylized flowers. Stitches: cross, satin, rice. Made with silk thread on linen. Central floral motifs relates to those on samplers by S...


Maple trundle bed that has been stained red; rope spring; wooden wheels; ball posts.


Maple trundle bed made to fit under another bed; rope springs; slanted side board; headboard. In 1998 bedding was in chest with ball feet.


Plain mourning ring as a gold band. Inside is engraved. Engraved: "AK obt April 12, 1740 AE 65". Also, "JT" enclosed in a circle on the inside of the band. Given to the honorable Daniel A. Updike, ...


Blue-white porcelain plate, blue overglaze design of bamboo, stairway, floral motifs. Brown glaze on rim. Supposedly brought from China by a member of Hadwen Family c. 1740, descended in Hadwen-Wil...

01.53
Sampler
circa 1740

Long format, one alphabet sequence, one number sequence, one verse, three border patterns. Stitches: queen, eyelet, cross, tent. Verse on back. Design similar to samplers by Sarah Baley and Eliza...

53.3
Painting
circa 1740

Portrait of John Potter (1716-1787) and his family including three women and a young black servant. Half length portraits of four main figures, who are grouped around an oval tea table with a blue ...

98.18.1
Table, Dining
1740 – 1760

Walnut Queen Anne dining table with two drop leaves and two swing legs; turned tapered legs ending in platform pad feet. Leaves corners are rounded off (this was probably done at a later date). Cha...


Purse made of wool yarn (crewel) on linen with Irish stitch, worked in pinks, yellows, and blues, olive lining. Long shape. Made in New England

1884.3.1
Table
1740 – 1760

Mahogany large-drop-leaf dining table in Queen Ann style; sharp kneed cabriole legs; pad feet; brass plate on top with provenance: "mahogany Dutch foot table/presented by/Miss Ellen Townsend/4th d...


Cup with handle with original owner's engraved initials on bottom: "W*C"; straight-sided with flared lip; molded applied base and handle. Marked with a "IT", but it looks as if it is struck over an...


Cup with handle and engraved initials on bottom: "M*A/to/A*M/to/M*A*M". Slightly bell-shaped body; molded base; strap handle. Probablt American.

01.2
Teapot
1740 – 1760

Salt-glazed stoneware teapot. Enamels; polychrome flowers; round shaped body with spout, handle, and lid. Tag inside pot reads: "teapot brought over in the 'Mayflower'.


Portrait painting of Mrs. Robert Stevens (1720-1802). Full length portrait; seated subject faces left; long, dark-green dress with white trim on sleeves and neckline; left hand holds a book; appear...


Irish stitch with a red lining, single pocket inside. Made in Newport with wool yarn (crewel) on linen.

77.5.1
Chair
1740 – 1770

Mahogany "Queen Anne" style side chair, (mid-Georgian). Shells on knees and crest rail; compass seat, ball-and-claw feet. Chair has its original red wool (moreen) upholstery which has a steam-press...

29.1.2
Table, Tea
1740 – 1760

Mahogany rectangular tea table with four turned "cabriole" legs with pad feet; corners of top are shaped with rounded notches. Used as communion table by Moravian Church of Newport. Probably made ...


Mahogany rectangular tea table with squared cabriole legs and pointed slipper feet. Molding around edge of top. Probably made in Newport.

01.258
Chair
1740 – 1770

Mahogany Queen Anne style side chair, probably made in Boston, with cabriole legs and ball-and-claw feet, block-and-turned stretchers, compass seat, and knees. Brown leather (not original) upholst...


Purse made of wool yarn (crewel) on linen with Irish stitch, pink flame pattern with blue also, green lining, pink binding. Made in New England.

1887.1.2
Painting
1737 – 1809

Portrait of Mrs. Benjamin Mumford, nee Mary Shrieve (1737-1809). Bust length portrait; subject faces to the left, wearing white bonnet with black ribbon, white scarf tucked inside a black shawl; th...

1887.1.1
Painting
1735 – 1812

Portrait of Benjamin Mumford (1735-1812). Bust length portrait, subject faces to the right; white collar and black jacket; brown eyes, thin brown hair, thin lips, colorful face. The frame is painte...

99.3.129
Shoe
1731 – 1802

Ladies white printed leather shoe with wedge heel. The shoe has a white repetitious print of spirals and paisleys. Written on the sole in ink are the words "Shoe of Mrs. General Washington presente...

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